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Table 5 Comparison between chronic and episodic migraine patients as regards segmental brain volumetry (mm3) and thickness (mm) parameters

From: A volumetric magnetic resonance imaging study in migraine

  Chronic (No. = 11) Episodic (No. = 14) Independent t-test
Mean SD Mean SD t P-value
Brain stem volume 18,344.76 1401.35 19,317.80 2450.27 − 1.172 0.253
Left cerebellar volume 44,289.44 2610.20 49,574.49 5126.28 − 3.108 0.005*
Right cerebellar volume 45,006.34 2648.00 49,703.61 4772.72 − 2.922 0.008*
Left caudate and putamen 4586.02 479.66 4746.25 641.24 − 0.690 0.497
Right caudate and putamen 4556.53 512.77 4737.00 558.06 − 0.831 0.414
Left thalamus volume 6869.73 754.70 7114.75 882.20 − 0.733 0.471
Right-thalamus volume 6567.45 598.37 6746.92 745.50 − 0.650 0.522
Left-hippocampus volume 3525.04 282.80 3591.21 506.96 − 0.387 0.702
Right-hippocampus volume 3693.85 316.65 3726.89 504.67 − 0.189 0.851
Left-amygdala volume 1240.89 129.43 1358.46 198.79 − 1.696 0.103
Right amygdala volume 1356.15 126.16 1497.87 324.42 − 1.365 0.185
Left cingulate thickness 2.55 0.16 2.55 0.13 0.089 0.930
Right cingulate thickness 2.52 0.15 2.54 0.16 − 0.293 0.772
Left frontal lobe thickness 2.62 0.22 2.82 0.21 − 2.375 0.026*
Right frontal lobe thickness 2.56 0.15 2.78 0.22 − 2.902 0.008*
Right post central thickness 2.01 0.12 2.03 0.15 − 0.218 0.829
Left post central thickness 2.00 0.11 2.05 0.13 − 1.067 0.297
Right superior parietal thickness 2.09 0.13 2.14 0.16 − 0.752 0.460
Left superior parietal thickness 2.13 0.09 2.17 0.17 − 0.824 0.418
  1. *p-value< 0.05 significant